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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 175 : LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS

Subchapter 003 : FIRE MUTUAL AID SYSTEMS

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 2992)
  • § 2992. Definition

    The term "private fire department" includes fire protection organizations operated by industries, institutions and establishments for self-protection and also nonprofit volunteer fire associations. Nothing contained in this subchapter shall be construed to interfere with the exclusive jurisdiction vested by law in the state forester and his or her subordinates over forest fires as provided in 10 V.S.A. § 1305 or subchapter 4, chapter 53 of Title 10 or chapter 81 of Title 10, nor to affect the laws governing prevention or extinguishment of forest fires. Nothing contained in this subchapter shall be construed to interfere with general authorization vested by law in a chief engineer of a fire district or chief of a volunteer fire department to give outside aid as provided in sections 2674 and 2961 of this title. (1967, No. 255 (Adj. Sess.), § 12, eff. Feb. 20, 1968.)